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Bauxite man arrested for possessing child pornography

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BAUXITE -

A Saline County man is the center of the cyber crimes unit's major arrest.

Michael Rea, 43, is facing 20 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child and four counts of computer exploitation of a child.

Several images of child pornography were found on a laptop at Rea's home on Sutton Road in Bauxite. Electronic evidence is being analyzed by the forensic lab in Little Rock.

Rea is already classified as a Level 3 sex offender. He was on probation for a 2010 sexual assault conviction. He also faces a probation revocation hearing.